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What is the difference between a driver's license and a permit in NC? What kinds of permits does NC offer?

by Lisa on Sep 25, 2012.
Filed under: North Carolina North Carolina Driver's License Written Test, North Carolina Learner's Permit Test, North Carolina Motorcycle Written Test Driver's License, Learner's Permit, Motorcycle
An unrestricted NC driver license allows a driver to drive without restrictions. NC offers several different kinds of driving permits to allow drivers to safely learn to drive before applying for a driver license. North Carolina offers a limited learner's permit level I and level II, a learner's permit and a driver's license. h2. Limited Learner's Permit Level I The limited learner's permit is available for those age 15 to 18 that are learning to drive. During the first... Read More

I just moved to North Carolina.  How do I get my NC license and my vehicle registered?

by Lisa on Sep 20, 2012.
Filed under: North Carolina North Carolina Driver's License Written Test, North Carolina Learner's Permit Test, North Carolina Motorcycle Written Test Commercial Driver's Licence, Driver's License, Learner's Permit, Motorcycle
In North Carolina, new residents must first obtain a NC driver’s license BEFORE registering their vehicle.   New residents have up to 60 days after establishing residency to obtain a NC license or learner permit.   If you hold a commercial driver license from another jurisdiction and wish to maintain a commercial license, you must apply for and receive a North Carolina commercial license within 30 days after becoming a resident. New residents in NC applying for a Class C (general ... Read More

Why do 70% fail their DMV test? The Tests are TRICKY!

by Joshua on Sep 19, 2012.
Filed under: California Commercial Driver's Licence, Driver's License, Learner's Permit, Motorcycle
_This is part two in the "Why do 70% fail their DMV test?" series._ p. In part I of this series we discussed the "I know how to drive" complex that many of us suffer from. Simply put, many of us have been driving for years but due to a move or age we are forced to take the driving written test again. Very annoying. p. We go in all cocky thinking we know all the rules and laws and BAM - EPIC FAIL. We simply didn't realize that we only use about 20% of what we had to learn to get our ... Read More

Why do 70% fail their DMV test? "The I Know How To Drive" Complex

by Joshua on Sep 16, 2012.
Filed under: California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Wyoming Texas Learner's Permit Test, Texas Motorcycle Written Test Driver's License, Learner's Permit
p. It's true. Statistically speaking 70% of all people taking their driving written test fail their first time. The failures aren't all for teenagers getting their learner's permits, it's mostly for those of us with years of driving under our belt (pardon the pun). Why? In this three part series we will explore what happens and how to fix it! h3. Reason One: The "I know how to drive" Complex p. This is the most common and most frustrating reason people fail. You've been driving yo... Read More

I just moved to California. How do I get my California license and my vehicle registered?

by Lisa on Sep 13, 2012.
Filed under: California California Driver's License Written Test
If you become a California resident, you must get a California driver license within 10 days. Residency is established by voting in a California election, paying resident tuition, filing for a homeowner’s property tax exemption, or any other privilege or benefit not ordinarily extended to nonresidents. h2. To receive your CA license if you hold a valid license from another state: * Visit a DMV location and take the CA written test and vision test. If you pass these, the driving test is... Read More